April 22, 2010
Sharon Clark Named Facilitator In NCAA Forum
Butler volleyball coach Sharon Clark will coaches, administrators and sports professionals from around the nation as a facilitator in the NCAA Career in Sports Forum. The four-day event will host 400 current student-athletes who are interested in coaching. It will be held downtown at the Marriott Downtown May 11-14.
April 9, 2010
Butler Volleyball Spring Season Update
The Butler volleyball team started its spring season recently with a pair of events at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The Bulldogs hosted a women's open tournament on March 27 and then welcomed IUPUI to Hinkle for a scrimmage on April 2.
April 8, 2010
Butler To Play In Collegiate Invite This Weekend
The Butler volleyball team will gear up for the upcoming season against some top competition this weekend. BU will play in the Indy Collegiate Invitational at the Capitol Sports Center in Plainfield, Ind.
January 18, 2010
December 16, 2009
Jessica Wolfe Named AVCA All-America
Junior outside hitter Jessica Wolfe was named honorable mention All-America by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). She becomes the second player in Butler history to capture AVCA All-America honors, joining Areal Bienemy (2003-04).
December 10, 2009
Jessica Wolfe Named AVCA All-Midwest Region
Junior outside hitter Jessica Wolfe was named Midwest All-Region by the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA). Wolfe, the Horizon Leagues leader in kills and points, was one of 14 players in the Midwest to receive the honor.
November 20, 2009
Volleyball Season Ends With 3-1 Loss In Quarterfinal
Butlers best volleyball season in recent years came to an end Friday night as the No. 4 seed Bulldogs lost to No. 5 UIC, 3-1, in the quarterfinal of the Horizon League Volleyball Championship at Cleveland State. The Bulldogs finish the season 21-14.
November 18, 2009
Trio Of Bulldogs Named All-Horizon League
A trio of Butler volleyball players have been named All-Horizon League, according to a vote by the leagues nine head coaches. Junior Jessica Wolfe and senior Porshia Allen were named to the 14-member all-league team, while freshman Gina Vera was voted to the all-newcomer team.
November 17, 2009
Bulldog Volleyball Ready For League Tournament
The Butler volleyball team will travel to Cleveland for the Horizon League Volleyball Championship this weekend. The Bulldogs, the No. 4 seed, will take on UIC in the quarterfinal Friday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. The lowest seed remaining will play regular season champion Cleveland State Saturday at 1 p.m.
November 14, 2009
Milwaukee Edges Butler, 3-1
Junior Jessica Wolfe had 22 kills on .391 hitting and added nine digs but Milwaukee defeated the Butler volleyball team, 3-1, in the Bulldogs regular season finale Saturday evening. With the loss, Butler enters the Horizon League Championship next weekend with a 10-6 league record and the No. 4 seed.
November 13, 2009
BU Volleyball Swept At Green Bay
The Butler volleyball team had its four-match winning streak snapped Friday night, as the Bulldogs dropped a 3-0 decision at Green Bay. The Bulldogs were held to .143 hitting and had to battle injuries early in the match.
November 11, 2009
Bulldogs In Wisconsin For Final Regular Season Weekend
The Butler volleyball team enters the seasons final regular-season weekend enjoying one of its finest seasons this decade. The Dogs are a game out of 2nd place and will try to catch Valparaiso and Cleveland State with two matches in Wisconsin, taking on Green Bay Friday, Nov. 13 at 8 p.m. BUs contest at Milwaukee is set for 5 p.m. on Saturday.
November 7, 2009
Dogs Edge UIC, Finish 9-0 At Home
Junior Jessica Wolfe had 15 kills and 19 digs and Butler hit .423 in the 5th set to roll to a 3-2 win over UIC Saturday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse. With the victory, the Bulldogs finish the season 9-0 at home.
November 6, 2009
Butler Downs Loyola For Win No. 20
Butler volleyball took the first two sets and withstood a fierce Loyola rally to win, 3-2, Friday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse. With the victory, Butler reached 20 wins for the first time since 2003.
November 3, 2009
Butler Hosts Chicago Schools This Weekend
Butler continues its chase for the top of the Horizon League standings this weekend, hosting the two Chicago schools at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Loyola comes to BU Friday at 7 p.m. and the Bulldogs host UIC Saturday at 7 p.m. The Dogs are one match behind Valpo for 2nd place in the league standings.
October 30, 2009
Butler Rolls Past Valpo, 3-1
Butler made a push toward the top of the volleyball standings Friday night, defeating Valparaiso, 3-1, at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
October 29, 2009
Bulldog Volleyball Hosts Valpo Friday Night
Butler continues its chase for the top of the Horizon League standings Friday night, hosting Valparaiso at 7 p.m. at Hinkle Fieldhouse. The Bulldogs are two games behind Valpo for 2nd place in the Horizon League standings.
October 28, 2009
Bulldogs Hang Tough To Edge Indiana State
Butler was a step ahead of Indiana State Wednesday, night, as the Bulldogs edged the Sycamores in three sets. Senior Porshia Allen led the Bulldogs with 15 kills and eight digs.
October 24, 2009
Butler Falls At Cleveland State, 3-0
League-leading Cleveland State strengthened its hold on the top of the Horizon League standings as it defeated the Butler volleyball team, 3-0, Saturday night. CSU evened the season series as it matched Butlers victory over the Vikings back on Sept. 25.
October 23, 2009
Blocking Bulldogs Prevail At WSU, 3-1
Butler stifled Wright State with great blocking and senior Porshia Allen had 16 kills and 16 digs as the BU volleyball team defeated Wright State, 3-1, Friday evening. It was the first 4-set win of the season for the Bulldogs.
October 20, 2009
Bulldog Volleyball On The Road This Weekend
Butler continues its chase for the top of the Horizon League standings with two key matches this weekend. BU travels to Wright State Friday night before finishing the weekend at Cleveland State Saturday at 4 p.m. Saturdays match at CSU will be streamed live on the Horizon League Network.
October 19, 2009
Katie Daprile Named League Defensive Player Of The Week
Butler junior libero Katie Daprile has been named Horizon League Volleyball Defensive Player of the Week. The Horizon League office made the announcement Monday, Oct. 19. It marks the second time in her career she has won the award.
October 17, 2009
Butler Rolls Past Youngstown State
Junior Jessica Wolfe and senior Porshia Allen each had a double-double and junior Katie Daprile had 27 digs to lead the Butler volleyball team to a 3-0 win over Youngstown State Saturday afternoon at Hinkle Fieldhouse.
October 12, 2009
Bulldog Volleyball Hosts Youngstown State Saturday
After going 2-2 last week, the Butler volleyball team has just one match this week, hosting Youngstown State Saturday, Oct. 17 at 4 p.m. The Bulldogs are currently tied with UIC for third in the Horizon League standings. Fans with a Butler football ticket stub get into volleyball for free.
October 11, 2009
Loyola Edges Butler, 3-2
Junior Jessica Wolfe had 20 kills and 10 digs and senior Porshia Allen added 18 kills and 20 digs but the Butler volleyball team dropped a 3-2 decision at Loyola Sunday afternoon. BU won the second and fourth sets, but Loyola rallied in the decisive fifth set.
October 10, 2009
Butler Volleyball Falls At UIC
UIC used a balanced offensive attack and the Flames held Butler to .192 hitting as the BU volleyball team was swept at UIC, 3-0, Saturday afternoon. Senior Porshia Allen had 13 kills and nine digs and junior Jessica Wolfe had 12 kills and seven digs to lead the Bulldogs.
October 7, 2009
Clark's 150th Win A 3-0 Rout Over Green Bay
Senior Porshia Allen had 14 kills and 10 digs and Butler held Green Bay to .088 hitting as the Bulldog volleyball team routed the visiting Phoenix, 3-0, Wednesday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse. With the win, Butler keeps pace with Cleveland State for first place in the Horizon League standings.
October 6, 2009
BU Volleyball Cruises Past Milwaukee, 3-0
With two key Horizon League matches this week, the Butler volleyball team needed to get off to a fast start. The Bulldogs did just that, jumping on Milwaukee early and cruising to a 3-0 win. Junior Jessica Wolfe led BU with 10 kills and nine digs, while senior Porshia Allen added 10 kills and four digs.
October 5, 2009
BU Volleyball Hosts Two Key Matches This Week
The Butler volleyball team can put itself in a great position in the league standings this week, as it hosts Milwaukee and Green Bay at Hinkle Fieldhouse. UWM comes to BU Tuesday Oct. 6, while Green Bay visits Hinkle the following night. Both matches will begin at 7 p.m. and will be streamed live on ButlerSports.com.
October 3, 2009
Butler Volleyball Cruises In Homecoming Sweep
The Butler volleyball team celebrated Homecoming 2009 with a 3-0 sweep over Alabama A&M Saturday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse. On a day when BUs football team won with one second on the clock, Bulldog volleyball didnt see such a dramatic finish.
October 2, 2009
Valpo Sweeps Bulldogs, 3-0
Valparaiso hit .365 as a team and edged Butler in three close sets as the Bulldog volleyball team was swept at Valpo, 3-0, Friday night. Senior Porshia Allen had a double-double to lead the Bulldogs, who fall to 3-1 in Horizon League play.
September 29, 2009
BU Volleyball Aims To Stay Hot This Weekend
Atop the Horizon League standings at 3-0, the Butler volleyball team travels to Valparaiso Friday, Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. On Homecoming, BU hosts Alabama A&M at 7:30 p.m. Both matches will have live video. Fans attending BUs Homecoming football game can get free admission to volleyball with their football ticket stub.
September 28, 2009
BU Volleyball Clinic A Success
The Butler volleyball players and coaches hosted about 50 young and avid volleyball players ranging from grades 1-8 for a free one-hour clinic after last Saturdays match against Wright State.
September 26, 2009
Bulldog Volleyball Routs Wright State
Senior Porshia Allen had a double-double of 18 kills and 10 digs and Butler hit .322 as a team as the Bulldog volleyball team swept Wright State, 3-0, Saturday afternoon at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Allen hit .429 and had no attack errors, leading BU to a rout over WSU.
September 25, 2009
BU Hangs Tough For 3-2 Win Over Cleveland State
The Butler volleyball team had been having trouble with long matches, but the Bulldogs reversed that trend and stuck out a gutsy 3-2 win over Cleveland State Friday night at Hinkle Fieldhouse. Junior Jessica Wolfe and senior Porshia Allen each had a double-double for BU, which improved to 11-7 and 2-0 in Horizon League play.
September 22, 2009
Bulldog Volleyball At Home This Weekend
After starting the season with 17 matches away from home, the Butler volleyball team (10-7) hosts Cleveland State and Wright State in the first Horizon League weekend of the year. CSU comes to Hinkle Fieldhouse Friday, Sept. 25 at 7 p.m. Wright State visits BU Saturday, Sept. 26 at 4 p.m. Both matches will be streamed live on ButlerSports.com and HorizonLeagueNetwork.tv.
September 19, 2009
Kent State Edges Bulldogs, 3-2
Senior Porshia Allen and junior Jessica Wolfe each had a double-double and junior Katie Daprile had a season-high 26 digs but the Butler volleyball team lost at Kent State, 3-2, Saturday afternoon. BU held a 2-1 lead in the contest before the Flashes rallied to take the last two sets.
September 18, 2009
Bulldog Volleyball Sweeps Robert Morris
Butler brought a balanced offensive attack into its second match of the day, sweeping Robert Morris, 3-0, Friday afternoon at Kent State. The Bulldogs, led by senior Porshia Allens 10 kills, hit .343 as a team. Juniors Kelsey Labrum and Jessica Wolfe had nine and eight kills, respectively. It was BUs 10th win of the season, each by a 3-0 score.
September 18, 2009
Utah State Downs Dogs, 3-1
Butler got 16 kills and nine digs from senior Porshia Allen, but Utah State hit .276 and had 10 team blocks en route to a 3-1 win over the Bulldog volleyball team Friday afternoon at Kent States Mizuno Open. BU will take on Robert Morris Friday evening.
September 17, 2009
Allen's Double-Double Keys Sweep Over YSU
Senior Porshia Allen had 16 kills and 16 digs junior Jessica Wolfe added 12 kills and nine digs as the Butler volleyball team swept Youngstown State, 3-0, Thursday evening at the Beeghly Center. BU, now 9-5 on the season, improved to 18-0 all-time versus YSU.
September 17, 2009
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September 15, 2009
Butler, Individuals Among National Stats Leaders
Butler volleyball is ranked among the nation's top hitting and setting teams, according to the most recent NCAA statistics. Junior Jessica Wolfe, freshman Gina Vera and Butler as a team can be found among the nation's top performers.
September 15, 2009
Butler Opens League Play At Youngstown State
Butler (8-5) begins Horizon League play with a contest at Youngstown State Thursday, Sept. 17 at the Beeghley Center. The Bulldogs are coming off a 2-2 week, picking up 3-set wins over NC Central and Appalachian State.
September 12, 2009
BU Blanks Appalachian State, 3-0
Butler hit .333 as a team and junior Jessica Wolfe had a double-double as the Bulldog volleyball team dominated Appalachian State, 3-0, Saturday afternoon at Winthrops Hilton Garden Inn Invitational. BU concludes play in the tourney Saturday night against host Winthrop.
September 12, 2009
Winthrop Edges Bulldogs, 3-1
Senior Porshia Allen and junior Jessica Wolfe each had a double-double and BU managed to take the second set but Winthrop defeated the Butler volleyball team, 3-1, Saturday night in Winthrops tournament. Butler went 2-1 in the tourney and Allen and Wolfe were each named to the all-tournament team.
September 11, 2009
BU Routs NC Central In Sweep
Butler hit .330 as a team and held its opponent to .000 hitting as the Bulldog volleyball team routed NC Central, 3-0, Friday afternoon at Winthrops Hilton Garden Inn Invitational. BU stifled the Eagles to less than 20 points in each of the three sets. The Bulldogs will conclude play at Winthrop with two matches Saturday.
September 9, 2009
IUPUI Edges Butler Volleyball, 3-2
Butler took a 2-1 lead with a dominant third set, but IUPUI rallied for a come-from-behind win over the Butler volleyball team, 3-2 , Wednesday night on IUPUIs campus. Junior Jessica Wolfe had 29 kills and 18 digs to lead the Bulldogs.
September 7, 2009
Jessica Wolfe Named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week
Junior outside hitter Jessica Wolfe has been named Horizon League Offensive Player of the Week, the league office announced today. The honor is the first of Wolfes career.
September 5, 2009
Bulldog Volleyball Sweeps Binghamton
Junior Jessica Wolfe had 16 kills and freshman Gina Vera added 32 assists and seven digs as the Butler volleyball team swept Binghamton, 3-0, Saturday afternoon at the Marquette Volleyball Invitational. The Bulldogs have one more match today, concluding their weekend Saturday night against Texas State.
September 5, 2009
Butler Picks Up Second Sweep Of Day vs. Texas State
Senior Porshia Allen posted season highs of 14 kills and 14 digs and junior Jessica Wolfe also had a double-double as the Butler volleyball team swept Texas State, 3-0, Saturday evening at the Marquette Volleyball Invitational. Butler moves to 6-3 with the win, following a sweep of Binghamton earlier Saturday afternoon.
September 4, 2009
Marquette Edges Bulldogs, 3-1
Junior Jessica Wolfe had 19 kills and nine digs while senior Porshia Allen and sophomore Maureen Bamiro each added 13 kills but Marquette edged the Butler volleyball team, 3-1, Friday evening at the Marquette Volleyball Tournament. BU won the third set after falling behind 2-0, and MU took the fourth and decisive set.
September 3, 2009
Butler Volleyball Sweeps Chicago State
Junior Jessica Wolfe and sophomore Maureen Bamiro each posted a season high in kills and Butler hit .402 as a team as the BU volleyball team swept Chicago State, 3-0, Thursday evening. The win gave the Bulldogs their third straight victory, and it improved the teams record to 4-1.
August 30, 2009
Butler Volleyball Wins IPFW Tournament
The Butler volleyball team was named champion of the IPFW Volleyball Tournament this past weekend, finishing with a 3-1 record. Drake also finished 3-1, but the Bulldogs defeated DU in the season opener Friday, breaking the tie. Junior outside hitter Jessica Wolfe was named the tourney MVP.
August 29, 2009
Big Runs Give BU 3-0 Win Over Eastern Illinois
Junior Jessica Wolfe had 13 kills and 11 digs and the Bulldogs held Eastern Illinois to a .137 hitting percentage as the Butler volleyball team swept EIU, 3-0, Saturday morning at the IPFW Volleyball Tournament in Fort Wayne. The Bulldogs, who improve to 2-1 for the season-opening weekend, conclude tourney play against Kent State Saturday at 5 p.m.
August 29, 2009
Bulldogs Finish 3-1 Weekend With Sweep Of Kent State
The Butler volleyball team concluded its season-opening weekend with a 3-1 record, finishing Saturday with a 3-0 sweep over Kent State at the IPFW Volleyball Tournament. Winning three of four earned the Bulldogs a tie for first in the tourney. In addition, the Bulldogs finished with the best set-winning percentage (.750) of the four teams in the event.
August 28, 2009
BU Volleyball Starts Season With Victory At Fort Wayne
The Butler volleyball team hit .324 and got the 2009 season off to a successful start as BU swept Drake, 3-0, Friday afternoon at the IPFW Volleyball Tournament in Fort Wayne. Junior Jessica Wolfe led the Bulldogs with a double-double, notching a team-high 16 kills and 13 digs. BU plays its second match of the day tonight against host IPFW.
August 26, 2009
BU Volleyball Opens Season At IPFW
Butler opens the 2009 volleyball season August 28-29 at the IPFW tournament in Fort Wayne, Ind. The Bulldogs take on Drake and the host Mastodons on Friday, Aug. 28 before playing Eastern Illinois and Kent State the next day. The Bulldogs returns five starters from last years 19-11 team. Butler, which finished 8-8 in Horizon League play last year, was picked to finish fourth in this years Horizon League preseason poll.
August 24, 2009
Butler Volleyball Enjoys Successful Alumni Event
The Butler volleyball program enjoyed a successful alumni event Saturday afternoon, welcoming 15 former players for a friendly match and a surprise locker room presentation.
August 19, 2009
Butler Picked Fourth In Horizon League Preseason Poll
Butler volleyball has been picked to finish fourth in the Horizon League, according to a preseason poll of the leagues head coaches. Butler received 42 points of a possible 64 points in the coaches poll, just three points out of third.
June 17, 2009
Butler Announces 2009 Volleyball Schedule
Four challenging tournaments and another exciting Horizon League campaign await the Butler volleyball team this fall, as the squads 2009 schedule was released on Wednesday (June 17). The Bulldogs will work their way through a strenuous 34-match regular season slate beginning with a pair of matches on August 28 and ending in the Horizon League Championship from Nov. 19-23.